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This one was a lot closer than many of the other challenges have been.<br>
It was a great challenge. Thanks to all the captains who helped out, and to Courtney for helping me organize it.<br><br>
Round 2 starts soon! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><b><br>
MOST POUNDS LOST (250 pts ea)</b><br>
jrjo (<i>team2</i><i>)</i> – 4 lbs<br>
shuffler <i>(team 3)</i> –4 lbs<br>
jcumming <i>(team 3)</i> – 3 lbs<br><br><b>HIGHEST PERCENTAGE LOST (150 pts ea)</b><br>
jrjo (<i>team2</i><i>)</i><br>
shuffler <i>(team 3)</i><br>
jcumming <i>(team 3)</i><br><br>
39.5 lbs lost total across the 4 teams this week.<br><br><b>The Big Losers. 8 week weight loss:</b><br><span style="font-family:'Book Antiqua';"><span style="font-size:small;">9.4% Jcumming<br>
9.1% bootsie<br>
8.9% Jrjo<br>
8.7% Seattlegirl<br>
8.1% Solitude<br>
7.4% techgirl321<br>
7.4% phdatc<br>
7.0% colby<br>
6.6% techgoddess<br>
6.4% Biahmarie<br>
6.3% Ym<br>
5.7% Shuffler<br>
5.4% Swinefordlk<br>
5.4% Praecipua<br>
5.3% jenna<br>
5.3% nettie</span></span><br><br><br><b>Overall Weight Loss:</b><br><b>Team 4 100.00</b><br><b>Team 2 94.00</b><br><b>Team 1 87.50</b><br><b>Team 3 78.50</b><br><br><br><br><span style="font-size:medium;"><span style="color:#0000FF;"><b>Final</b> <b>Team Standings</b></span></span><br><br><b>Team 4 12898.01 <img alt="icon_cheers.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/icon_cheers.gif"></b><br><b>Team 2 12524.59</b><br><b>Team 3 11698.61</b><br><b>Team 1 10738.22<br><br><br><br>
Final stats:<br><br></b> <b><span style="font-size:xx-small;">average loss:<br>
6.7 lbs<br>
3.3%<br><br></span></b> <span style="font-family:Verdana;"><span style="font-size:small;">average start weight: 181<br>
average end weight: 175<br>
360</span></span> lbs lost.<br>
61 people started<br>
54 people finished<br>
53 reported maintenance or loss<br>
ONE person reported a gain (and less than a one percent gain, at that)
 

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Congratulations to Team 4 and to eveyone that participated! Nice work all around. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
And thanks to HH and wyrillcoyote for setting it all up!<br><br>
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Wow, what a bunch of loser we are! <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif"><br><br>
Great challenge everybody, and thanks so much, Heavy, for doing this. It's been a great incentive for me, as well as a chance to become acquainted with some new PRTers.<br><br>
Great job, everybody!!
 

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Heh, this made me laugh this morning. <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
Great job to everyone!<br><br>
HH, do you have the list of our biggest losers? I know JC did great, even losing while he's on his cruise!!<br><br>
We'll start the next round April 1. If you want out of the challenge, post in the other thread in this forum. If you don't tell me, I'm going to assume you want to keep playing! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
Kick ass job, everyone! <img alt="icon_salut.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/icon_salut.gif">
 

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Ok, I'm an idjit. How did I miss the biggest losers? D'oh!
 

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That's pretty impressive for 8 weeks....great job everyone and thanks to HH and Wyrillco<img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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It is impressive. I was simultaneously in a community-weight-loss type of challenge locally along the lines of Biggest-Loser and in that one, there was 4-times the number of people, but the weight loss wasn't even double what was done here. As runners/athletes, I gotta believe, in addition to fitness & nutrition knowledge, this group here also demonstrates some great commitment and talent at shedding the pounds. It's one thing to "know how" to lose weight, but it's a whole other story to prove it. Good goin' everyone!!<br><br><span style="font-size:small;">/and dagnabit JC... I'll getcha in the next round, there's still jrjo waistilne left to go <img alt="surprised.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/surprised.gif"></span>
 

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This is about indicative of how much has been lost in past challenges, too.<br><br>
They've been a bit longer (12-13 weeks) but the others were also done over the holidays, and 200+ people have usually lost about 1,000+ lbs
 

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Heater and all the captains thanks for organizing and putting the effort for this very fun and helpful contest! I look forward to round 2.
 
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